Demographics

At a Glance:
  • Taney County population is approximately 53,086.
  • Households in Taney County have a median income of $37,249.
  • In terms of educational attainment, over 85% of the population has a high school diploma or higher and nearly 18% have a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Economics:
  • The county’s economy has enjoyed steady growth over the past three years, with  the value of new construction in 2016 alone surpassing $300 million.
  • Taney County has the 11th lowest cost of living in the U.S. and a cost of living index of 88.2.
  • Top Industries: Tourism, Healthcare, Retail and Education and Housing/ Real Estate.
  • Median Housing Value of Taney County is $124,400 versus the national median of $175,700.
Higher Education:
  • Located in Hollister, MO, College of the Ozarks ranked 4th among the top 30  in the Midwest according to U.S. News and World Report.
  • The OTC Table Rock Campus offers a variety of general, technical, non-credit and adult education and literacy courses, as well as complete degree programs.
Geographics:
  • Located centrally in the United States, the Taney County area is within a day’s drive of more than 30 percent of the U.S. population.
  • Taney County is home to Branson Missouri, one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations.
Downloadable PDFs:

Taney County General Demographics
Taney County U.S. Census QuickFacts